Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

E Ghey, I Leins (eds) - descriptions and chronology after MH Crawford

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Copper alloy coin.

AN620158001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1880,0603.64

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p288.2237

Bibliographic reference
RR1 2237, p.288
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 341.6.1
RRC 341/6

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
triens
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
90BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Moneyer Q Titius (biographical details | all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Copper alloy coin.
(obverse) Mask of bearded Silenus right, wearing ivy-wreath; behind, denominational mark.
(reverse) Ceres walking right, holding torch in each hand; before, pig; behind, inscription. Laurel-wreath border.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Content: ●●●●

Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: Q·TITI
Inscription Comment: upwards, reversed


Dimensions
Weight: 4.09 grammes
Die-axis: 9 o'clock

Subject
mammal (all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Representation of Silenos (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Demeter/Ceres (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1880

Acquisition name
Purchased from Rev Greville John Chester (biographical details | all objects)


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